About Justmeans

Justmeans.com is an online community and publisher of news about corporate social responsibility, sustainability, energy, health, education, technology and innovation. We are a one-stop information source for business professionals, executives, journalists, bloggers, academics and news organizations who are engaged with and interested in our subject areas. Justmeans editorial, blogs and videos are researched, produced and edited by journalism professionals and serve as an authoritative source of news. Access to all levels of Justmeans’ content is free of charge.


Justmeans news and articles are also distributed and republished throughout the 3BL Media network of highly targeted category specific websites, news portals and databases.  Content is distributed through mainstream news channels including various Reuters channels, Bloomberg, AP, and hundreds of affiliates and syndication partners.


Founded in 2004, Justmeans rapidly became the fastest growing online community for engagement on the topic of corporate responsibility.  Justmeans was acquired by 3BL Media in 2011, and has since expanded its editorial coverage, significantly increasing its coverage and readership.


Justmeans news is presented in a variety of formats:

Insight and AnalysisDaily commentaries on topical issues, written by Justmeans editorial staff.

Top Stories: Three curated Justmeans articles are selected and featured on a regular rotation.

News and Blogs:

• Original articles published weekly, written by an international roster of staff writers with experience in the subject areas. The focus is on initiatives, innovations, partnerships, events, and missions that address the urgent issues of the day.

• Also published are guest blogs by CEOs, professionals and experts in the various subject areas, and independent commentators.

• These posts are also selectively published at 3blmedia.com, as News Highlights on the home page, and as CSR/Energy/Health News in their respective sections.

CSR, Energy, and Health VideosVideo essays that explore themes, trends, innovations, and developments in these rapidly evolving sectors.

Individual Company NewsIndividual company-authored press releases, blogs, articles and multimedia provide the latest updates specific events and initiatives.

Justmeans NewslettersPublished several times weekly, the newsletters reach a subscriber base of more than 200,000 media, professionals, practitioners and consumers.

Jobs and Calendar of EventsThe Justmeans website includes a comprehensive Calendar of Events related to the covered subjects, and a searchable Jobs Board in those fields, with substantial “help wanted” listings for job seekers.


Justmeans.com is managed by Editorial Director John Howell, whose journalism experience as an editor and writer includes senior positions and published articles at Elle, Artforum, Hearst Magazines, the New York Times Magazine, Interview, the Los Angeles Times, and others.  Howell can be reached at jhowell@3blmedia.com.